Shuckri Bundakji is the CEO of DNMconnect, a business development advisory company servicing Chairman/CEO level decision makers in a variety of industries operating between Middle East and Asia; for clients such as Standard & Poors, Deutsche Bank Securities, WorldBank, Alvarez & Marsal, Messe Frankfurt AG, Topaz Energy, Trinity Group and Advanced Equities among many others. Formerly, he was regional CEO for SonyBMG having been transferred from a Bertelsmann AG joint venture that he established. Earlier in his career he held chief executive roles in Savola and prior to that with Kraft Foods in Saudi Arabia.
Among other industry associations, Shuckri was founder and regional chairman of the International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI) and is a member the World President's Organization (YPO/WPO). Shuckri graduated in Civil Engineering and Industrial Management from the King University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia.